Cycling to campus

Helpful hints and explanations to cycling your way to the campus.

The essentials of cycling

  • An Australian Standards-approved bicycle helmet
  • Bike Locks Busted - Bicycle Victoria website
  • Locking your bike - Bicycle Victoria website
  • Bright and reliable headlight and taillight for night-time cycling

University of Newcastle Bicycle User Group

The University of Newcastle Bicycle User Group (NUBUG) is a cycling advocacy group, which seeks to promote cycling for fun, camaraderie, sport and transport.

NUBUG cooperates with other cycling and bike groups who share a mutual interest. By broadly representing students and staff who ride to university, the group aims to encourage the University of Newcastle and relevant Government Authorities  to invest in more cycling infrastructure.

NUBUG promotes safe cycling, sustainability, convenience, economic welfare, fitness and health and to reduce eliminate environmental pollution.

NUBUG's webpage:

NUBUG's facebook:

To join NUBUG you can attend their meetings or events including the Bike Love Corral at the Callaghan Campus.

Bike Love Corral

Bike Love Corral is operated by volunteers and provides the following services:

  • Bike hire (bike library) 
  • Bike repairs and checks
  • Bike repair workshops

Bike Love Corral is on the Callaghan Campus every Thursday from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm (during semester). You can find them on the southern side of the NUSA building.

Read more on the Bike Love Corral


Ride to Work Day

2013 National Ride to Work Day - Wednesday, 16th October. For further information go to